“Underground” Nigerian Artistes You Probably Don’t Listen To (May’17)
Eri Ife (birth name: Adedamola Akin-Onigbinde) is an alternative Afro pop musician from Nigeria. He began exploration into music professionally in 2012 as a rapper and moved to vocals in 2014. His debut EP, an eponymous project, was released on the 31st of March, on SoundCloud, and received a bit of buzz on Twitter and Instagram
Born in the industrial town of Isolo, Nigeria, It was a contrast as to how quiet and introverted 3rty was as a child. While in the university, a friend introduced him to the Afro-beats music of Fela Kuti. He was greatly charmed by the use of indigenous African instruments and how easy it was to pass a message across on the rhythmic groove. Thus, he started trying to infuse the emotion invoking style of Soul Music with the message-passing ease of Afro Beats and soon discovered his own style of Afro Soul Music.
Remy Baggins us a 21-year-old musician based in Lagos, he has been in the industry for quite some time most of which he spent on his development as a singer, songwriter and producer. He dropped his debut EP on the 21st of August 2016 named ” VIV” which received a high number of praise, since then he has produced, featured in and released a number of tracks all of which can be found on his SoundCloud.
Babajide Greggory (born 18 Jan 1994) better known by stage name Gregg, is an Afro-pop artiste and songwriter. A graduate of the University of Lagos, known for the uniqueness of the use of his local dialect ‘Yoruba’ in his music. Performed in various shows back in school, also performed at the Miss Unilag beauty pageant.
Here’s the link to his single ‘Jeje ‘